Handbook of Patient Care in Vascular Diseases

Author: John W. Hallett
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781726146
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The thoroughly updated Fourth Edition of this handbook is a complete and current quick-reference guide to the evaluation and management of patients with arterial and venous diseases. Written by authors with extensive experience in teaching residents, fellows, and nurses, the book is practical and user-friendly. Each chapter includes indications for operation, perioperative management, and potential complications.This edition describes cutting-edge advances in vascular technology, including endovascular procedures and surgery. The section on preoperative evaluation includes new imaging techniques. The section on vascular radiology includes state-of-the-art procedures in interventional radiology.

Manual of Vascular Diseases

Author: Sanjay Rajagopalan
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451154410
Format: PDF
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Knowledge and understanding of vascular disease, particularly atherosclerosis, continue to expand across disciplines, as do diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for treatment of vascular disorders. This manual offers a consistent "how to" approach that places specific emphasis on management. Each chapter provides the reader with a highly practical approach so that he or she comes away with a reasonable amount of familiarity as to be able to manage the patient independently. Since the first edition, a certification in vascular medicine has become available. Some of the key features include: • Practical information such as drug doses, protocols for managing disorders, and algorithms; • Guidance on diagnostic assessment and treatment strategies for the majority of vascular disorders encountered in clinical practice; • Assimilation of information from areas outside cardiology, i.e., vascular surgeons and interventional radiologists, into a reader-friendly format geared toward the average practicing internist or cardiologist.

Handbook of Patient Care in Cardiac Surgery

Author: John H. Lemmer
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451149166
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The thoroughly updated Seventh Edition of this popular and widely used handbook presents the most current protocols and recommendations for care of patients undergoing cardiac surgery. This edition reflects current ACLS guidelines and the latest developments in cardiac surgery. The transplantation chapter has been entirely rewritten by a new author. Experts from leading hospitals offer detailed, practical guidelines on preoperative evaluation and preparation, intraoperative management, and postoperative care for all current cardiac surgical procedures. Perspectives valuable for cardiac surgeons, cardiac nurses, and anesthesiologists are included throughout. Coverage includes a chapter on infants and children. Appendices list drug dosages for adults and for infants and children.

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists

Author: Jaime C Paz
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455728950
Format: PDF
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Review of body system basics and disease processes in each chapter provides concise information to help you better manage patients in a hospital setting.Familiarizes you with the acute care environment by explaining medical terminology, hospital protocol, and surgical workupsIncludes updated information on medications, laboratory and diagnostic tests, and surgical and invasive procedures pertinent to physical therapy practiceClinical tips throughout the text show you how to maximize safety, quality, and efficiency of care. Over 350 illustrations, tables, and boxed text highlight essential concepts and procedures for quick reference. Uses terminology consistent with the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second EditionFocuses on evidence-based practice to help you determine the best interventions including recent literature regarding rehabilitation in the critical care setting. NEW! Pertinent practice patterns from the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second Edition are included in each chapter. NEW! Additional illustrations to improve comprehension of the materialNEW! More pharmacologic implications for physical therapists, specifically concerning side effects and use of combination drugs. NEW! Additional decision-making algorithms facilitate critical thinking in the clinical setting. NEW! Updated surgical and invasive procedures include minimally invasive orthopedic surgery, bariatric procedures, and complete insight into circulatory assist devices. NEW! Expanded neurological chapter including vestibular dysfunction tests and measures, a discussion of dementia, and the latest in stroke evaluation and management. NEW! Revised appendices discuss the latest concepts in documentation standards, palliative care, and patient safety. NEW! Slimmer, larger format allows the book to lie open for easier reading. NEW! Improved design highlighting clinical tips and other key features lets you locate important information quickly in a busy clinical setting.

Professional Guide to Diseases

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781778992
Format: PDF
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Offers a good introduction to the study of diseasees. Each major entry includes information on the causes, signs and symptoms, diagnosis and treatments of various diseases.

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists E Book

Author: Jaime C. Paz
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1416069488
Format: PDF, Docs
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Familiarize yourself with the acute care environment and confidently develop patient rehabilitation plans with this essential guide to physical therapy practice in a clinical setting. Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists, Third Edition helps you understand and interpret hospital protocol, medical terminology, and the medical–surgical aspects of acute care. Each chapter focuses on a body system and includes a review of basic structure and function, an overview of a medical–surgical workup, a review of pathophysiology, information on pharmacology, and guidelines for physical therapy intervention. This edition features a larger, slimmer design that highlights clinical tips, decision-making aids, and practice patterns throughout the text so that you can easily locate these tools and apply them to your practice. If you are unfamiliar with the complex acute care environment, this comprehensive resource is just what you need to become more comfortable and better able to manage the specific needs of your patients. Review of body system basics and disease processes in each chapter provides concise information to help you better manage patients in a hospital setting. Familiarizes you with the acute care environment by explaining medical terminology, hospital protocol, and surgical workups Includes updated information on medications, laboratory and diagnostic tests, and surgical and invasive procedures pertinent to physical therapy practice Clinical tips throughout the text show you how to maximize safety, quality, and efficiency of care. Over 350 illustrations, tables, and boxed text highlight essential concepts and procedures for quick reference. Uses terminology consistent with the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second Edition Focuses on evidence-based practice to help you determine the best interventions including recent literature regarding rehabilitation in the critical care setting. NEW! Pertinent practice patterns from the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second Edition are included in each chapter. NEW! Additional illustrations to improve comprehension of the material NEW! More pharmacologic implications for physical therapists, specifically concerning side effects and use of combination drugs. NEW! Additional decision-making algorithms facilitate critical thinking in the clinical setting. NEW! Updated surgical and invasive procedures include minimally invasive orthopedic surgery, bariatric procedures, and complete insight into circulatory assist devices. NEW! Expanded neurological chapter including vestibular dysfunction tests and measures, a discussion of dementia, and the latest in stroke evaluation and management. NEW! Revised appendices discuss the latest concepts in documentation standards, palliative care, and patient safety. NEW! Slimmer, larger format allows the book to lie open for easier reading. NEW! Improved design highlighting clinical tips and other key features lets you locate important information quickly in a busy clinical setting.

Critical Care Handbook of the Massachusetts General Hospital

Author: Luca M. Bigatello
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781795664
Format: PDF
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This bestselling handbook is a practical, complete, and current guide to medical and surgical critical care. This edition includes new chapters on disaster preparedness in the ICU, quality improvement and prophylaxis, non-antibiotic therapies for sepsis, and use of ultrasound in the ICU.

Farbatlas der Gef krankheiten

Author: Curt Diehm
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3642186130
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Das ganze Spektrum der Gefäßkrankheiten topaktuell im praxisbezogenen Überblick. Spezialisten aus der internistischen Angiologie und aus der Gefäßchirurgie beschreiben ausführlich Grundlagen, Diagnostik und sowohl operative als auch konventionelle Therapie. - Über 1000 hervorragende Farb-Abbildungen - Topographisch-didaktische Zusammenführung von Text und Abbildungen - Zahlreiche Fallbeispiele aus dem Klinikalltag - Prägnante Texte in klarer Gliederung Dieser Atlas bietet Praxiswissen in Perfektion. Überzeugen Sie sich selbst!

Professional Guide to Diseases

Author: Lippincott
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451178921
Format: PDF, ePub
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From the trainee preparing for a board certification examination to the senior faculty member or other health care provider needing a ready reference, the 10th edition of Professional Guide to Diseases features full clinical coverage of more than 600 disorders. Organized around disease clusters, this comprehensive, clear and concise guide to disease information, ranging from causes, signs and symptoms, and diagnosis through treatment and special considerations, has been updated with the latest in original research and practice guidelines and designed to provide a brief yet comprehensive overview of a large array of disease processes. This 10th edition features improved sections focused on health promotion and disease prevention— topics that have been receiving added emphasis in health care circles in recent years – as well as updates on many conditions for which a variety of clinical treatment guidelines have been published recently by major professional medical and surgical organizations. The Professional Guide to Diseases continues to feature information on efficient health care delivery for routine conditions seen almost daily, as well as cultural considerations in patient care, information on potential bioterrorism agents, updates on rare diseases, and inclusion of complementary and alternative therapies for specific conditions, as well as additional coverage for more than 50 life-threatening disorders.

Handbook of Nephrology Hypertension

Author: Christopher S. Wilcox
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781750769
Format: PDF
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"Now in its Fifth Edition, this fully revised volume provides you with a concise, clinically oriented guide to the care of patients with kidney disease, hypertension, and related disorders. The book's authoritative contributions from both fellows and faculty make it an indispensable quick-reference for the resident, fellow, student, or practicing clinician."--BOOK JACKET.